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Tonight and tomorrow, Dominican University will present the second biannual Blues and the Spirit Symposium on Chicago Blues and Gospel…
Heritage Blues Orchestra’s Bill Sims Jr, Junior Mack, and Matthew Skoller are playing The Reds, Whites & Blues Experience on May 24th at the City Winery.
The Famous Bentonia Blues — Skip James, Bentonia Blues Festival, & Musical Diversity
Far-reaching effects of Bentonia blues is a fascinating look at the diversity & influence of varying blues styles.
Performers at the May 26th festival may not be the sole survivors of the area’s musical history. But they’re close.
We got a chance to visit Sturgis and Mandy from Low Society Band, the blues band with a great name who’s definitely not your grandpa’s blues music!
Lee reveals the surprising meaning behind the name of his new album, his upbringing around some of the most famous Jazz cats on the planet, and what makes his rockin’ rollickin’ blues so powerful. Take a listen!
Listen up to hear all about the National Blues Museum, the good it’s already doing for the blues community, and how one localized blues scene is thriving and exploding with the support of a very successful website.
The good reverend opened up about his (now formerly) secret upcoming new album, it’s (now not secret!) name, and the band’s deceptively powerful, unique sound that’s made them a major crossover success while maintaining staunchly loyal to the old school blues that was their influence
We got the chance to speak with the powerful Texas cannonball Reverend K.M. Williams, an ordained minister and a striking modern version of old Texas country bluesmen like Lightnin’ Hopkins and guitar evangelists like Blind Willie Johnson. Check out what K.M. had to say!
We sat down at the Juke Joint Festival with the amazing Vizztone recording artist Fiona Boyes, who has a stunning powerhouse voice. We may have coaxed her to to give us an on-air show!